Identifying Variables
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the DEPENDENT variable (effect) is this experiment?
    "Does eating breakfast improve test score?" 
    answer choices
    eating breakfast or not
    the grade you got on the test
    what time you get up in the morning
    how tasty the breakfast is
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the INDEPENDENT  variable (cause) is this experiment? 
    "Which type of medium is best for plant growth?" 
    answer choices
    height of plant (cm)
    type of medium (soil vs. sand)
    amount of medium
    types of plant
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the DEPENDENT variable (effect) in this experiment?
    "Do tall people jump further than short people?"
    answer choices
    height of the person
    weight of the person
    how fast the person runs
    how far the person jumps
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the INDEPENDENT variable (cause)in this experiment?
    "Which type of metal, copper or aluminum, conducts heat faster?" 
    answer choices
    size of metal
    types of metal
    time it takes to heat up
    shape of the metal
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. Bonnie wants to test whether adding Bio-fertilizer 'x' will help plant grow. What is the "controlled group" in this experiment?
    answer choices
    plant sprayed with Bio-fertilizer 'x'
    plant without the Bio-fertilizer 'x'
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Which variable is NOT a constant in this experiment?
    "Is Bounty paper towel more absorbent than sparkle paper towel?
    answer choices
    the size of paper towel
    the amount of water for the paper towel to absorb
    amount of water the paper towel absorbed
    the shape of paper towel
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the INDEPENDENT variable (cause) in this experiment?
    "Will fish school more if a predator is present?" 
    answer choices
    whether there is a predator or not
    number of fish school together
    type of predator
    type of fish
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which variable is NOT a constant in this experiment?
    "What type of medium do earthworms prefer?"
    answer choices
    type of medium
    amount of medium
    direction of the earthworm
    types of earthworm
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. A test company wants to see whether having a special study program such as SAT prep will help increase test score. What is the "experimental group" in this experiment?
    answer choices
    the usual study program
    special study program
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Janet wants to see whether drinking coffee will improve productivity. What is the INDEPENDENT variable in this experiment (cause)?
    answer choices
    increase productivity
    Having coffee or not
    the brand of coffee
    the time drinking the coffee
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